School of Public Policy and Leadership News
The School of Public Policy and Leadership employs an interdisciplinary approach to create knowledge and understanding to support effective policy and governance through collaborations of faculty, students, and the greater community.
Current Public Policy and Leadership News
A two-time UNLV alum, Pete Reyes is studying for a third degree while working full time and making indie-electronic albums.
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
Inaugural symposium highlights need for collaboration across academia, business, and government to secure a prosperous American workforce.
Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.
Urban Adventure class draws on police, social workers, actors and more to make a complex scenario come to life for Urban Affairs students.
Applications now open for all UNLV graduate students; internships begin in June and focus on the integration of policymaking, finance, effective communication.
Public Policy and Leadership In The News
Long-term economic development in Boulder City now has a road map for the next four years, courtesy of action steps recently approved by City Council.
You can blame inflation, high professor salaries, escalating costs for highly-amenitized dorms, and a host of other factors. Regardless, the consensus is clear: a college degree is only getting more expensive to attain in the U.S.
A mother and her son graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas together on Saturday.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board recently rejected a plan to build a light rail system along Maryland Parkway, despite public support for the $1 billion proposal.
Las Vegas is a famously watchful place. Casino cameras keep tabs on players and dealers from the walls, tables, and ceilings. Analytics software tracks and predicts credit-card swipes, game preferences, and buffet choices. Occupancy levels are closely counted; peculiar behaviors noted. It’s all with an eye to lock down the vast stores of cash that keep Sin City afloat. To keep the odds in its favor, the house is always watching.
The city of Las Vegas plans to hold open about 85 nonessential positions to save $10 million — and dodge the kind of sweeping layoffs that struck the city a decade ago — in preparation for the next economic downturn.